Toastmasters International

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Table Topics Master

Checklist and Script Template for Table Topics Master

Table Topics is a session of a Toastmasters meeting where we are given the opportunity to practice impromptu speaking.

A Table Topics Master (TTM) is the one who hosts this session. He/she calls upon members (as well as guests) and gives them a topic to speak upon for 1 to 2 minutes.

The session of Table Topics session In Camera takes a total of 15 minutes.

Taking on the role of Table Topics Masters improves organization skills, time management and facilitation skills.

The Table Topics Master delivers the Table Topics® portion of the meeting, which helps train members to quickly organize and express their thoughts in an impromptu setting.
As Topicsmaster, you:

Before the meeting

Prepare the topics for table topic session.

During the meeting

When introduced by the Toastmaster, please state the following:
“Greetings Toastmaster of the Day, fellow Toastmasters, and guests.

The purpose of the Table Topics Master is to facilitate Table Topics®, where guests and members will have the opportunity to practice their impromptu speaking.

I will introduce a topic and call on speakers, who will be given one to two minutes to speak on the subject. You are welcome to use The Word of The Day – XXX in your speech. At 1 minute, the Timer will show green screen. At one and the half minute, the screen of the Timer will turn into amber. At 2 minutes, when you see red screen of the Timer, you have to end your speech.

Thank you Toastmaster of the Day.”


Table Topics Master

Checklist and Script Template for Table Topics Master